PuroClean of Wilton | Ridgefield is your local, trusted provider of biohazard cleanup services. We know this may be a sensitive time for you, so we aim to treat you and your property with respect and compassion. Let us take care of cleaning your space so that you can breathe and take care of yourself.

PuroClean Biohazard Removal Services Include:

  • Blood and Body Fluid Remediation
  • Virus Decontamination and Protection
  • Sewage Cleanup and Sanitation
  • Deodorization and Odor Control
  • Crime Scene Cleanup
  • Hoarding Cleanup

Biohazard Cleanup Process:

  1. Our process begins with a plan. We thoroughly assess the contamination and create a safe and effective biohazard remediation plan. 
  2. All potentially infectious materials are carefully removed from the site. Hazardous medical waste is handled in compliance with OSHA regulations, appropriately processed, and sent to a licensed hazardous medical waste incinerator. 
  3. Porous materials such as carpet and bedding are removed in accordance with industry standards and government regulations. All other non-hazardous affected materials that are either removed or professionally decontaminated and sanitized. 
  4. Remaining materials such as drywall and flooring may be sealed, usually for cosmetic reasons, to cover any stains from the incident.

Planning & Organization

To begin, we provide a full assessment of the incident and the area(s) affected. We will determine the level of containment needed and inform you of the plan of action. 

Safety as a Priority

It is key to perform biohazard removal with special attention to safety and industry and OSHA standards. Our trained technicians wear special personal protective equipment to keep themselves safe. They also contain the area, taking the appropriate steps to keep you and your family or employees safe as well. 

Medical Waste Removal

Hazardous medical waste, such as spinal fluid, peritoneal fluid, amniotic fluid, and other bodily fluids, is handled following OSHA regulations. It’s then sent to a licensed hazardous medical waste incinerator.

Thorough Cleanup & Decontamination

All affected porous material will be removed in accordance with industry standards and state regulations. All other infectious material will be safely discarded as well.  For non-porous surfaces, we will dry the affected area before applying a disinfectant. After allowing this to soak, we scrub, repeating the process to disinfect the space.

Deodorization

Typically, once the biohazard is cleaned and the area sanitized, odors dissipate. However, our crew will determine whether further deodorization is necessary. If so, we use hydroxyls or ozone to ensure the odor is gone.

Biohazard Clean Up FAQs

Can I clean up the biohazard myself?

Professionals have the equipment and training to safely clean up biohazards without further contamination. This will reduce the likelihood of illness spreading to others at the home or office. Call PuroClean of Wilton | Ridgefield at (475) 277-2400 and rest assured that your property is in good hands.

What is a biohazard?

Biohazards are any biological contaminants that have the risk of carrying disease, such as those found in sewage, mold, or any viral or bacterial contamination such as MRSA. Biohazards also include toxins found in decaying organisms, as well as bodily fluids.

Will my insurance cover crime scene cleanup?

Many insurance policies cover the biohazard and crime scene cleanup. Check with your insurance provider to confirm the details of your specific policy.

FAQ

Can pets at home spread the new Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, also known as COVID-19)?

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Is blood a biohazard?

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What does BBP mean?

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How contagious is the Coronavirus?

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How can I sterilize my home after taking care of a patient with the Coronavirus?

Cleaning your home after it has been compromised by someone with the Coronavirus infection is an important followup to keeping yourself and your family members safe.  Be sure to thoroughly [...]